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2011 Press Releases
News and media releases
The Joint Inspection Group Awards Shell Highest Rank Ever for 2 Consecutive Years
This Audit is done to ensure that the partners of the Fuel Farm follow international safety operational guidelines. In 2009, as a result of these Audits, Shell has been honored with the highest JIGG ranking ever to be given to any company in the UAE
Award re-enforces Shell’s commitment to the region
Accepting the award at a Dubai ceremony in June, Richard Jory, Regional General Manager, Shell Aviation, Middle East, South and Central Asia, and Africa, said: “We are delighted to win a prestigious regional award for the second time in a row as the best aviation fuel provider, especially as it is based upon customer votes.”
First Cargo of Pearl GTL products ship from Qatar
Qatar Petroleum and Shell today announced that the Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant, located in Ras Laffan Industrial City in the State of Qatar, has sold its first commercial shipment of GTL Gasoil.
Reducing traffic accidents could save USD 3 trillion globally by 2020
Shell and Formula 3 racer Basil Shaaban emphasize road safety to UAE students. In line with its commitment towards social development, sustainable initiatives and road safety awareness, Shell has invited Formula 3 racer Basil Shaaban – the highest ranked Formula driver in the Middle East – to talk about road safety to UAE students. Shell has been organizing lectures in hospitals, schools and community events and launching media campaigns to emphasize the human side of road safety and increase awareness on the dangers of reckless driving, which causes up to 90 per cent of road accidents.
Shell Marine products launches Bunker operations at Jebel Ali port
Shell’s expertise and operational excellence in marine fuelling is now extended in the Middle East May 19, 2011– Shell Marine Products announced today that it has begun supplying marine fuels at Jebel Ali Port in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Public and private sector come together to contribute to environment conservation and safety in UAE
Shell, KHDA announce 6 winning schools in 2011 Better Environment Awards in Dubai In line with its commitment to promote the highest levels of social awareness regarding the issues of environment, safety and health in the UAE, Shell, in coordination with the Knowledge & Human Development Authority in Dubai (KHDA), has recently announced six winning schools that participated in the Shell Better Environment Awards (BEA) 2011, which covered topics including environmental cleanliness, protection of national resources, promotion of sustainability, and environment, health and safety issues in the country.
Experts from Shell and Dubai Airports join polar explorer & environmentalist Robert Swan’s 2011 International Antarctic Expedit
23 per cent of organizations effectively implement Leadership Development internally Shell recently appointed two of its young professionals to join the 2011 International Antarctic Expedition led by renowned polar explorer and environmentalist Robert Swan. The initiative forms part of Shell’s commitment to enhancing the leadership skills and environmental awareness of its personnel. The two Shell professionals were joined by two other Emiratis from Dubai Airports.
Shell showcases Innovations for cleaner, more efficient public transport
Shell today said that its leading fuels technology, part of its suite of innovative ‘Smarter Mobility’ solutions, can deliver tangible efficiency and emission reduction benefits for public transport operators. Advanced diesel fuel and lubricant products have been formulated to enhance fuel economy and improve engine efficiency. New, easy-to-implement solutions such as the gas-derived liquid fuel, Shell GTL Fuel, can help fleet operators reduce local emissions and contribute to better air quality, particularly in high population urban areas.
Dubai Airport's Joint Industry Fuel Farm achieves back-to-back landmark ratings from inspectors
The past decade has witnessed an impressive performance of the Joint Industry Fuel Farm (JIFF) at Dubai International Airport. Established in 1998, JIFF is the only fuel storage and supply joint venture of five major oil companies – BP, Chevron, Emarat (Emojet), ENOC and Shell, which has managed the joint venture for the past two years on a rotational basis.